a colloidal system of semisolid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. it is used as an ointment base, topical protectant, and lubricant. tsca definition 2008: a complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a semi-solid from dewaxing paraffinic residual oil. it consists predominantly of saturated crystalline and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than c25.
Category: lubricants, release agents, protective coatings, antifoaming agents
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